Katy Conroy is Senior Counsel of Sklar Kirsh LLP in the Corporate and Real Estate Departments. She has a broad corporate practice, advising clients across a variety of industries in various corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, and equity and debt financing transactions. She counsels clients through all phases of the transaction process, including structuring, negotiation, implementation, and ongoing post-transaction advice. In addition, her real estate practice involves all aspects of the real estate industry, with a particular focus on equity investments, syndications, fund formations, and joint ventures. Katy routinely works on transactions involving multi-family, development, industrial, and office, as well as mobile homes and build-to-rent.
Prior to joining Sklar Kirsh LLP, Katy was an associate in the Global Corporate Group of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in Los Angeles. At Milbank, her practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and equity and debt financing transactions and general corporate representation for both public and private companies. From 2009 to 2013, she was an associate in the Corporate Department of Proskauer Rose LLP, also in Los Angeles.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Katy received her Bachelor of Arts in Government and Art History from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where she served as an intern with the Hood Museum of Art and as a mentor in the college’s Big Brothers Big Sisters program. She received her Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law, where she was a member of the UCLA Entertainment Law Review, and her Masters of Business Administration from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where she concentrated on finance and entrepreneurship.
At Milbank, Katy helped lead the firm’s involvement with Public Counsel’s dependency adoption program, a program in which she also participated during her tenure at Proskauer.
Katy enjoys travel, cooking, yoga, and tennis.